Andrew L. Galbraith v. John B. Findley & James W. Martin

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Andrew L. Galbraith v. John B. Findley & James W. Martin
Case Date: 
1844
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Debt Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
16
Notes / Description: 

Martin drew note payable to Rogersville Branch of Bank of Tennessee, Galbraith as 1st endorser & Findley as 2nd endorser. Martin insolvent. Dispute over who was beneficiary of the note. Witnesses: James Bradley, John Mallory, John Pilant, Michael Baugh. Findley sued Galbraith in Circuit Court, claiming Findley paid the note & Galbraith as 1st endorser must repay Findley as 2nd endorser. Galbraith has defense available only at equity so sued in Chancery to assert that defense & enjoin Circuit suit.